Seed Swap

SAVE THE DATE!

Second Annual

Central Indiana Seed Swap

Saturday, January 26, 2019  :  9am – 2pm

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, IN 46060

Join us: Bring seeds to exchange if you have them, or just come and learn more about seed saving. Hear from local growers and other guest speakers as they share stories and seed saving tips.

This is a Buy-Sell-Trade event and there’s even a free table. Food, including vegetarian options, will be available to purchase on-site.

Scheduled speakers

9:15 – 9:45 – Curtis Jackson from Bloomington, owner of Heirloom Tomato Seeds & Pictures, will discuss his very popular Micro Dwarf Tomatoes and will also be donating one for the raffle.

10:15 – 11:00 –  Karen Golden, owner of Michigan Heirlooms.  She is a Master Gardener and Certified Horticulturist.  In 2015 she held her first annual TomatoFest.  Karen will discuss “Indoor Seed Starting” with a hands-on demonstration.

11:30 – 12:15 – Remy Orlowski, owner of The Sample Seed Shop in Buffalo, NY, will discuss “Heirloom Vegetables”.

12:45 – 1:45 – John Coykendall,   He is the Master Gardener of Blackberry Farm in Walland, TN.   Also a feature in the Louisiana Public Broadcasting documentary  Deeply Rooted: John Coykendall’s Journey To Save Our Seeds and Stories.  For nearly four decades, Coykendall’s passion has been preserving the farm heritage — the seeds and stories — of a small, farming community in Louisiana. A Tennessee native, the 74-year-old horticultural genius is a true Renaissance man and a celebrity in a growing movement that places a premium on farm-to-table cuisine and locally sourced, organic, heirloom food and flavor.

Questions?  Contact seedcommittee@hcmga.org

Hosted by Hamilton County Master Gardeners Association

Vendor sign-up Shelli (317) 371-0464, indyshellis2me@aol.com

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